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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.18-mm2] acpi: add backlight support to the sony_acpi driver
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 07:39:08PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 05:19:12PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > umm, OK, but now how do I adjust my screen brightness? ;)
> >
> > I assume that cute userspace applications for controlling backlight
> > brightness via the generic backlight driver either exist or are in
> > progress? What is the status of that?
> For Dell laptops, the dellLcdBrightness app is included in the
> libsmbios-bin package ( and
> for the yum repo). It's
> entirely userspace.

Which is to say, if a system-agnostic userspace app exists, please
advise, as we'd like to incorporate dellLcdBrightness functionality
into it.


Matt Domsch
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